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Mobile Friendly Apps and Resources

Library mobile website
 

On the go and need to know?

Use your smart phone to:

  • find journal articles
  • save citations to your bibliography
  • keep up with current events
  • keep library resources a thumb-click away

A mobile version of our website is available at http://www.tarleton.edu/m/library

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List of Resources

Mobile Friendly Apps and Resources


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American Chemical Society

Titles from the American Chemical Society since 1995

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Access Instructions

You can view and save abstracts from anywhere, but must be connected to the Tarleton network in order to view full-text articles.

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Annual Reviews

Critical reviews written by scientists published for 29 focused disciplines within the biomedical, physical, and social sciences.

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Mobile Use Instructions:

You can browse journals and articles, search journals by keyword, author, title, and view abstracts freely. After an authentication process, you will be able to read articles from the Libraries' subscribed titles.

The authentication process is described on the Annual Reviews web site. Essentially, you will want to access the Annual Reviews web site from a computer on the Tarleton's network and create a personal Annual Reviews account that can then be linked to your mobile device.

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Book Myne

BookMyne is an app that enables you to search the Tarleton University Libraries Catalog. You can even log into your account using your UID number in order to renew items and see what you have checked out. 

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Access Instructions

From inside the app, choose "Find my library" and then search "Dick Smith Library", or choose it from the list of nearby libraries. You can then log on with your NTNET username and password to view your library account.

CCH Mobile
CCH Intelliconnect
Provides mobile access to tax and accounting information

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Mobile Use Instructions:

To use from off-campus, you will need to request a logon identifier that will be e-mailed to you. When prompted in the app, enter the logon identifier into the app log on. For more help with the app, see the CCH Mobile Quick Start Guide.

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Classical Music Library

Search for information about  classical music by: Composer, Artist, Conductor, Ensemble, Instrument, Genre, Period, Label, Recording Date, Chamber, Instrumental, Orchestral, Opera + Operetta, Sacred, Stage + Screen, and Vocal + Choral.

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Mobile Use Instructions:

When viewing an album or track that you wish to access via your mobile device, look for the mobile icon Alexander Street mobile icon. Click the icon and you will have the option of sending a text message to you phone with a link to the track; capturing a short link to enter directly into your browser, or scanning a QR code to access the track.

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Cochrane Library

Systematic review abstracts, technology assessments, economic evaluations and individual clinical trials - all the current evidence in one single environment.

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The Congressional Record

Features fully searchable PDFs, which you can read and save on your iPhone or iPad and share through e-mail. You can also browse the Congressional Records archives going back to January 4, 1995. 

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Contemporary World Music

Over 250,000 streaming music tracks, including reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing, and jazz, along with more traditional genres.

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Mobile Use Instructions:

When viewing an album or track that you wish to access via your mobile device, look for the mobile icon Alexander Street mobile icon. Click the icon and you will have the option of sending a text message to you phone with a link to the track; capturing a short link to enter directly into your browser, or scanning a QR code to access the track.

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Credo Reference

Online reference collection with full-text content from reference books covering subjects including art and music, business, geography, history, literature and language, medicine, religion, and science.

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EBSCOhost App

Allows you to search for and access articles that we have access to through EBSCO databases like Academic Search Complete, ERIC, and many more.

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Access Instructions:

After installing the app on your device, it must be authenticated from the EBSCOhost or EBSCO Discovery Service interface.

To authenticate the EBSCOhost app:

  1. Access an EBSCOhost database, like Academic Search Complete, or open Discovery from the library home page.
  2. Click the EBSCOhost iPhone and Android Applications link at the bottom of the page and enter an email address which you can access from your device. 
    An email with an authentication key is sent to you.
  3. Access the email from your device and click the link found in the email to authenticate the application.
    You have 24 hours to access the key from your device to authenticate the app. If the key is not used within 24 hours, it expires and you will need a new key.

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EBSCOmobile 2.0

Provides seamless mobile access to EBSCO databases and Discovery@Tarleton with out needing to download an app.

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Gale Access My College Library

Gives access to Gale reference and literature databases from an iOS device or from an Android phone.

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https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cengage.mobile.amlcollegeedition.android&feature=search_result

Access Instructions:

Users must download the free app, and then locate Tarleton State University in the navigation menu. Enter your Tarleton email address to have an access password emailed to you.

Once authenticated, you can search the Libraries' Gale databases and ebooks from your mobile device. The search interface is not optimized for mobile, however, and the user will be directed to the same web sites one can access from the Libraries' web page.

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Google Books

Search the full text of books and discover new books related to your research.

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IEEE Xplore Digital Library

Transactions, journals, magazines, conference proceedings and IEEE standards covering electrical engineering, communications, and computer science.

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Mobile Use Instructions:

You can view up to 10 article abstracts per search. To view full-text articles, send the article links to your e-mail address.

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IOPscience Express

Allows you to view and download papers from IOP-owned journals which have been published over the last two years. Database includes pure and applied physics.

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JSTOR

The scholarly journal archive covers Anthropology, Ecology & Botany, Business, Economics, Finance, General Science, History, Literature and Languages, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology, and Statistics.

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Mango Languages

Includes 49 courses, 15 of which are English as a Second Language (ESL) courses.  Created to provide the conversation skills that a user needs to successfully communicate and engage with the local population, Mango Languages also provides an understanding of the new language and culture.

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Access Instructions:

You must first create a Mango account through the online version of Mango and use that user name and password to log in once you download the app. Once installed, the program does not require Internet access, patrons just download what they need when they need it. 

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Nature Mobile App

Provides information for the biological and physical sciences from a combination of Nature, Nature Research Journals, Nature Reviews, Nature Publishing Group (NPG) Academic Journals and NPG Reference publications.

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Access Instructions:

To use the Nature Mobile app, faculty and students will first want to register for a personal Nature account while on campus. Once your personal account has been created, you can use those credentials to log into the Nature iPhone app.

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NBC Learn

1000s of videos, historic newsreels, primary source documents, photographs and more from NBC News

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Access Instructions: 

Navigate to the site through the link above or our databases page, using the Safari browser on your iPad.

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PubMed Handheld

PubMed Handheld from the National Library of Medicine allows you to search medical resources. In addition, this site offers access to askMEDLINE, a consumer health reference source, and the PICO (Patient, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome) database.

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ScienceDirect

Provides full-text or abstracts that cover  a wide spectrum of disciplines including chemistry, materials science, engineering & technology, environmental science, economics, business & management, neuroscience, pharmacology & toxicology, physics, mathematics & computer science, earth sciences, social sciences, biochemistry, microbiology & immunology, biological sciences, and clinical medicine.

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Access Instructions: 

You will need to register at sciencedirect.com and then provide that username and password, as well as your Tarleton e-mail address. Once you have supplied this information, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. You must click on the link provided in this e-mail to activate your access to ScienceDirect mobile application. You will only need to confirm your email once.

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Scifinder

Includes chemical substance and reaction information

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Access Instructions: 

You will need to register at Scifinder Scholar and then sign in with that username and password on the mobile site.

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SpringerLink

Provides full-text or abstracte level access to journals and books in science, technology, medicine, economics, education and humanities.

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Access Instructions:
For off-campus access through the apps, create a SpringerLink account through the app or website while connected to a Tarleton network. When you log into that account from off-campus, you will be given access to content that we subscribe to off-campus. For access through the mobile site, simply log on with your NTNET credentials when prompted.

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STAT!Ref 

Full-text medical and drug information for healthcare professionals.

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Access Instructions:

To connect to your subscription via the STAT!Ref Mobile APP, follow these steps:

  • Access your STAT!Ref subscription as you would normally using an official login method. This would be authentication based on the IP addresses of your institution and/or full user accounts usually via a desktop or laptop computer while at your institution.
  • Click the “My STAT!Ref” link in the upper right corner
  • If you do not have a “My STAT!Ref” account already, set-up your account by simply entering your name, state, phone number, e-mail address and a “My STAT!Ref” password
  • Click the “Temporary Login Account” tab and click the “Activate/Renew” icon

Activating the “Temporary Login Account” will provide the ability to login to your institutional subscription via a username and password on your mobile device. This account will be the same as “My STAT!Ref” account - “My STAT!Ref” email address and password become a login account, temporarily.

Once you are authenticated, the preferences-based login can be used for 90 days, after which you must click the “Activate/Renew” button from the temporary login account screen again.

(From http://statref.com/products/srMobile.html)

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Taylor & Francis

Contains scholarly journals in the areas of:  humanities, social sciences, science and technology.

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Access Instructions:

Please visit https://www.tandfonline.com/action/mobileDevicePairingLogin to authenticate your mobile device and pair it with the Tarleton Taylor & Francis subscription. 

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WorldCat Mobile

A global library catalog. Searches the collections of many libraries, including Tarleton State University Libraries and other libraries in Texas.

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